We make soil! The art of composting in a toilet

It’s believed that the first toilets for human waste were created in an ancient settlement in Scotland dating back to 3000 B.C. That’s over 5000 years ago! Sadly enough, today about 2.4 billion people, or roughly one-third of the world’s population still lack access to proper toilets. People poop on the side of the road,…

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How to make a Keyhole Garden

My mama started making keyhole beds after she read “Mandala gardens: a booklet for Permaculture gardeners” by Robyn Francis. At this time we were living at Ecocentro IPEC so we had lots of space to experiment with creating keyhole gardens. I have memories of munching parsley and playing games with my friends in the ‘huge’…

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Kids gardening – How to artcycle old pots

I love upcycling! It saves me money and I reduce the amount of things that go into the landfill.  I avoid excessive rubbish and essentially I won’t consume raw materials that are costing the earth. Waste “Did you know that Australia is the second highest producer of waste per person in the world at approximately…

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